'Lily the Pink' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Lily the Pink
Exhibition name: Lily the Pink
Light pink. None to mild, rose fragrance. Average diameter 3.25". Medium, very double, borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
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